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Milk churns by a house in Sheepwash

Milk churns by a house in Sheepwash East Street, Sheepwash, August 1975 More like this

Archie Parkhouse and his dog Sally

Archie Parkhouse and his dog Sally Millhams, Dolton, April 1982 More like this

Vicarage fete

Vicarage fete Torrington Vicarage, July 1983 More like this

Dick Smith shearing

Dick Smith shearing Egypt Cottage below, Chulmleigh, June 1987 More like this

Early morning

Early morning Harepath, Beaford, November 1985 More like this

Dr Richard Westcott listening to Bill...

Dr Richard Westcott listening to Bill... South Molton, October 1984 More like this

Iddesleigh in the drought

Iddesleigh in the drought from Parsonage Farm, Iddesleigh, September 1976 More like this

Churns in a tractor link box

Churns in a tractor link box Middle Week, Iddesleigh, November 1976 More like this

Cottage sale, near Roborough

Cottage sale, near Roborough Roborough, August 1986 More like this

Elizabeth Wescott and her spacehopper

Elizabeth Wescott and her spacehopper Higher House, Atherington, March 1977 More like this

James Ravilious, photographer of rural life © Beaford Archive

Image of James Ravilious
by Alan Winn.

The Beaford Archive

Photographs by James Ravilious from 1972 - 1989

WELCOME. Towards the end of the last century, James Ravilious created an "endless tapestry" of life in rural north Devon. This site holds digital scans of the 1,700 negatives which he regarded as his finest work.

High quality prints of the images on this website can be purchased online, please see individual images for details.

The photographs on this site are protected by copyright law

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